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Address: Crescent Dr | Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 426 1030
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09:10 - 04:30
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Sun - Sat 09:10 - 04:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Dolphin Bay in Dubai is one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated...

Dolphin Bay in Dubai is one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated dolphin habitats in the world. Here you can select from a range of dolphin interactions suitable for all ages and swimming abilities. Experiences range from standing in shallow water to swimming or scuba diving alongside these charismatic creatures. All Dolphin Bay packages also include access to Aquaventure Waterpark.

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US$217.81*
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Dolphin Experience at Atlantis The Palm in Dubai
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Beautiful dolphins

We took our 9 year old and 7 year old to the Dolphin Encounter and had a fantastic time. The trainer eased the kids into interaction with the dolphin and they enjoyed every minute... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Rodrick S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took our 9 year old and 7 year old to the Dolphin Encounter and had a fantastic time. The trainer eased the kids into interaction with the dolphin and they enjoyed every minute of it. The dolphin was very calm and easy to approach, didn't scare the kids at all. It's an amazing experience to get that close to... More 

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2 Thank Rodrick S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing. Although expensive, it was well worth it. Truly amazing experience and the staff/trainers were friendly and helpful throughout. The only downside is the price of the photos, ridiculously expensive but that doesn't detract from the experience you get with Dolphins

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- Went there with family, including my 7 year old kid. It is a superb experience and we all felt amazed with the dolphins - Our instructor (name skips me) and dolphin trainer (Richard) were both amazing and made the experience more special. - our Dolhin's name was Lisa and we had a fun time. it was 10 minutes of... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I honeymooned in Ras al Khaimah and booked the Dolphin Bay shallow water experience (we booked it online through the Atlantis website as it was much cheaper than our holiday providers were offering) We had a brief with a lovely lady and a little quiz. We had Tina the dolphin who I was secretly hoping for as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apart from being very expensive (£218 including access to the rest of the park) and spending 15 minutes on a pointless video and questionirre we had a great time and really enjoyed connecting with the 27 year old Dolphin called Lisa

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After 3 of us doing this in Oct 15, this year we did 1 adult and 1 child - as it is quite pricey. Book 14 days in advance to get a 100AED discount... You are taken through a briefing, then you get either vest or wetsuits on - the water is cool but not cold. You get a lot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second time I have been and what an amazing experience. The staff make the experience more enjoyable. I want to commend one lady in.particular named Carol, wow how polite and the energy from this lady she was so humble and attentive. Also one of the dolphin trainers who had scratches from climbing help to assure my niece to bare the... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up with flipper and I decided to do the royal swim program with my partner. It is a very expensive experience, approx. 370 USD per person plus 200 USD for 50 digital fotos. But as a once in a lifetime experience it is worth the money. When you arrive, they will check you in and you get your... More 

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DolphinBayATP, Dolphin Bay Management at Dolphin Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and feedback with us on Tripadvisor. We are extremely glad to know that your family enjoyed the interaction with our dolphins. We hope that you come back to visit us again. Best regards. Dolphin Bay Management More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a unique activity that is difficult to find any where else. The online booking process was easy. The booking includes free parking and ticket to the water park near by. You will not have a chance to take photos by your self and the photographer assigned to take the photos was not good as the photos was not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The respect and love all the handlers show to these wonderful animals makes the experience even more special. My daughter had a wonderful morning and Fabio and his team are great. Thanks to all from Bri-elle.

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DolphinBayATP, Dolphin Bay Management at Dolphin Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review on TripAdvisor. It is an absolute pleasure to read that you had a great experience with us and enjoyed spending time with the dolphins. Once again, we thank you for your kind feedback and we look forward to welcome you back at Atlantis The Palm. Best regards, Dolphin Bay Management More 

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